With the USDA Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants, there’s never been a better time to update your outdated and inefficient diesel irrigation engines with cleaner, more cost-effective propane alternatives. Applying is simple.

BENEFITS THAT DIESEL CAN’T MATCH

28% HIGHER PERFORMANCE

compared to previously owned diesel engines

50% REDUCED ENERGY COST

per hour compared to previously owned diesel engines

WHO CAN APPLY?

Any ag producer who makes over 50% of gross income from agriculture is eligible. The program was designed for farmers looking to make energy efficiency upgrades to their operation.

HOW MUCH CAN YOU GET?

This grant is good for up to 25% of your total upgrade cost, with a $1,500 minimum and $250,000 maximum.

WHAT DOES IT COVER?

Funds can be used for the purchase and installation of any energy-efficiency ag upgrade — including replacing diesel irrigation engines with more efficient propane-powered alternatives.


How to Apply

Grant applications will be accepted at your local USDA office through March 31, 2020. Find your nearest USDA office.

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